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CUSTOM WOOD FLOORING 



SPECIFIED SINCE 1883 BY AMERICA'S FOREMOST ARCHITECTS AND INTERIOR DESIGNERS 




This emblem graced the first "natural color" booklet 

published by Wood-Mosaic. The date? 1914 — and at that 

time Wood-Mosaic was already thirty-one years old ! 



This brochure is presented as a service to discriminating architects and interior de- 
signers who recognize the unmatched desirability of fine wood flooring. To them, 
and to all who cherish truly Old World craftsmanship in warm and beautiful 
woods, we hope this book will prove helpful, stimulating and inspiring. 

Wood-Mosaic Custom Floors offer opportunities for distinction in many areas, 
be they small foyers, living rooms, grand ballrooms, executive suites, or galleries. 
They are warmer, more colorful and more beautiful than any floors of man-made 
or synthetic materials. 

Wood-Mosaic Custom Wood Floors are a life-time investment in durability and 
good taste. They will continue to give you excellent service and great pleasure, 
regardless of any changes you may wish to make in your color schemes or general 
decor. We invite your inquiries. 



Front Cover: The residence of Mr. George E. Price, Lafayette, Indiana. 
Left: The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C. 



WOOD-MOSAIC CORPORATION 

Makers of Fine Hardwood Flooring For Three Generations— World' s Largest Producer of American Walnut 

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Millions of visitors have trod the par- 
quetry wood floors in the Palace of 
Versailles, as did the people of Europe s 
most brilliant Court, before them. 



No material used in today's structures has a more fascinating 
or colorful background, is so rich in tradition, or is so au- 
thentic in almost any historic period, than fine wood flooring. 
No other material contributes so much in warmth, in color, 
in variety of interest. 

The earliest mention of wood flooring on record appears 
to have been in 950 B.C. when King Solomon specified wood 
for his famous temple (1 Kings 6:15). 

Mosaic wood floors as we know them today were prob- 
ably first made in Italy, and from there were introduced into 
England, France and other countries of the Old World. 

English romance and history from the times of King 
Arthur's legends make reference to "sturdy Oak floors." 
On August 23, 1678, John Evelyn wrote in his diary: "The 
rooms in the Duke of Norfolk's Palace at Weybridge are 
wainscotted and some of them parqueted with Cedar, \few, 
Cypress, etc." Some of these early floors may still be seen in 



ancient castles and other buildings which today bear wit- 
ness to England's architectural splendors . . . And countless 
thousands of American visitors have trod the stately wood 
floors in the Duke of Marlborough's Blenheim Palace— in 
the Palace of Versailles— in Thomas Jefferson's lovely Mon- 
ti cello— and in dozens of other "great houses." 

Coming down to modern times, the records of Wood- 
Mosaic are literally filled with the best-known names in 
America, past and present. Further, the Wood-Mosaic Cus- 
tom Flooring used in great homes and other buildings was 
specified (and is being specified) by the most eminent archi- 
tects and interior designers this nation has ever produced. 

Many of these floors have followed the various Wood- 
Mosaic patterns shown in this brochure. Many, however, 
have been especially designed, and sometimes in the most 
intricate patterns. Whatever your wishes— whatever effects 
you are seeking, whatever kinds of wood most enchant you 
—Wood-Mosaic can meet and surpass your expectations. 




Blenheim Palace, built by a grateful 
England for the illustrious Duke of 
Marlborough, is floored throughout in 
mosaic wood designs. 




The world-famous Louvre, one of the 
most important civic buildings tn 
France, contains literally acres of fine 
wood flooring in many lovely patterns. 



SOME TYPICAL WOOD-MOSAIC 




Residences 

David Bruce 

Washington, D. C. 

T. Jefferson Coolidge 
Manchester, Mass. 

Pierre DuPont 
Wilmington 

G. Andrews Espy 
Cincinnati 

Benson Ford 
Grosse Pointe 

Henry Ford II 
Detroit 

Frank B. Harvey 
Wichita Falls 

Wm. Randolph Hearst 
Long Island, N. Y. 

Mrs. Merriwether Post May 
Washington, D. C. 

Arthur E. McLean 
Little Rock 

Andrew W. Mellon 
Pittsburgh 

Hubert T. Parsons 

West Long Branch, N. J. 

George E. Price 
Lafayette, Ind. 

R. J. Reynolds 
Winston-Salem 

K. V. Roberts 
Carmel, Calif. 

Nelson Rockefeller 
Hulls Cove, Maine 

Winthrop Rockefeller 
Morrilton, Ark. 

Rosenberg Apts. 

Hotel Pierre, New York 

Thos. Fortune Ryan 
Rockford, 111. 

W. E. Scripps 
Orion, Mich. 

William H. Vanderbilt 
Brookline, Mass. 

Wm. Wrigley, Jr. 
Chicago 

Hotels 

Belle vue-Stratford 
Philadelphia 

Biltmore Hotel 
Los Angeles 

Brown Hotel 
Louisville 

Conrad Hilton 
Chicago 



Drake Hotel 

Chicago 
Miami Biltmore 

Miami 
Muehlebach Hotel 

Kansas City 
Netherland Hilton 

Cincinnati 
Palmer House 

Chicago 
Park Lane 

Toledo 
Robert Driscoll Hotel 

Corpus Christi 
Roosevelt Hotel 

New Orleans 
Sheraton-Dallas Hotel 

Dallas 
Sherman Hotel 

Chicago 
St. Anthony Hotel 

San Antonio 
Vanderbilt Hotel 

New York 

Stores 

Bullock's 

Pasadena 
Gimbels 

New York 
Lord & Taylor 

New York 
Lord & Taylor 

Washington, D. C. 
Macy's 

New York 
Maison Blanche 

New Orleans 
Marshall Field & Co. 

Chicago 
May Company 

Baltimore 
Rich's 

Atlanta 
Stewart's 

Baltimore 
Tiffany & Co. 

New York 

Banks and Offices 

Chemical National Bank 

New York 
Commercial National Bank 

Little Rock 
Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Co. 

Philadelphia 
First National Bank 

Hartford 



Girard Trust Company 

Philadelphia 
New England Mutual Life 
Insurance Co. 

Boston 

Springs Cotton Mills 
Lancaster, South Carolina 

Clubs 

Bellerive Country Club 
St. Louis 

Chicago Athletic Club 
Chicago 

Country Club 
Brookline, Mass. 

Country Club 

Saranac Lake, N. Y. 

Druid Hills Golf Club 
Atlanta 

The Houston Club 
Houston 

Houston Country Club 
Houston 

Louisville Country Club 
Louisville 

Mid-America Club 
Chicago 

Old Warson Country Club 
St. Louis 

Pendennis Club 
Louisville 

Penn Athletic Club 
Philadelphia 

Petroleum Club 
Houston 

Pine Bluff Country Club 
Pine Bluff, Arkansas 

Rolling Hills Country Club 
Tulsa 

Santa Anita Turf Club 
Los Angeles 

University Club 
Cleveland 

Universities, Public 
Buildings, Etc. 

Agnes Scott College 
Decatur, Georgia 

Archives Building 
Washington, D. C. 

Art Institute of Chicago 
Chicago 

Baltimore Museum of Art 

Baltimore 
Benjamin Franklin Memorial 

Philadelphia 



Boston Museum of Art 

Boston 
British Embassy 

Washington, D. C. 
Cathedral of Learning 

University of Pittsburgh 

The Chateau, Middlebury College 

Vermont 
Christian Science Publishing Co. 

Boston 
Cincinnati Art Museum 

Cincinnati 
Columbia University Library 

New York 

Department of Interior 
Washington, DC. 

Department of Justice 
Washington, D. C. 

Edison Museum 
Dearborn, Mich. 

FOLGER SHAKESPERIAN LIBRARY 

Washington, D. C. 

French Embassy 
Washington, D. C. 

Georgetown Univ. Medical School 
Washington, D. C. 

German Embassy 
Ottawa, Canada 

Harvard University 

Cambridge 
House of Parliament 

Ottawa, Canada 

Houston Art Gallery 
Houston 

Howard University 
Washington, D. C. 

Huntington Hartford Museum 
New York 

Huntington Memorial Library 
Pasadena 

Indiana State Library and Historical 
Building 

Indianapolis 
Indiana University 

Bloomington 
Johns Hopkins University 

Baltimore 
Kansas City Municipal Auditorium 

Kansas City 
Lilly Library, Indiana University 

Bloomington 

Los Angeles Times Building 
Los Angeles 

Mayo Clinic 

Rochester, Minn. 

Miami University 
Oxford, Ohio 



Minneapolis Art Museum 
Minneapolis 

Nassau Tavern 
Princeton 

National Gallery of Art 
Washington, D. C. 

Norton Gallery of Art 
West Palm Beach 

Pan American Building 
Washington, D. C. 

Pomona College 
Pasadena 

Purdue University 
Lafayette, Ind. 

Rainbow Room, Rockefeller Center 
New York 

Rodin Museum 
Philadelphia 

Speed Museum 
Louisville 

State Capitol of North Dakota 
Bismark 

State Department Office Building 
Washington, D. C. 

St. Louis Art Museum 
St. Louis 

Stevens College 
Columbia, Mo. 

Supreme Court Building 
Washington, D. C. 

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial 
New York 

Truman Library 
Independence, Mo. 

UCLA 

Los Angeles 

University of Georgia 
Athens 

University of Illinois, Alumni Hall 

Champaign 
University of Michigan 

Ann Arbor 

Viterbo College 
La Crosse, Wise. 

The White House 
Washington, D. C. 

Wellesley College 
Wellesley, Mass. 

Western Ontario University 
London, Canada 

Witt Museum 
San Antonio 

Yale University 
New Haven 







A STATELY GEORGIAN PATTERN 

DESIGNED BY THOMAS JEFFERSON 

"Architecture is my delight," said Thomas Jefferson, and so Monti- 
cello — planned and built under his direct supervision — stands 
today as a lasting tribute to his good taste and creative genius. 

In an intimate description of Monticello written before 1871 by 
a member of Mr. Jefferson's family, reference is made to the stately 
beauty of the flooring in Monticello: "After nearly seventy years 
of use and abuse," he wrote, "a half-hour's dusting will make it 
compare favourably with the handsomest tessellated floor." 

Today this same rich design, representing one of the high de- 
velopments in Georgian architecture, is still available in Wood- 
Mosaic's Monticello pattern. 

The illustration at the right shows this pattern in an interesting 
selection of wood — 6" x 6" centers of burl, crotch and figured 
American Walnut, and 2" x 2" frames of striped, Quartered Walnut. 




DATA FOR SPECIFICATIONS 



Flooring is 



thick. The design is composed of separate 



10" x 10" 3-ply units, made of 6" x 6" centers, surrounded 
by 2" x 10" mitered bands. Units are grooved on all four 
edges, and installed with splines. 

Available unfinished in combinations of Walnut, Teak, Satin- 
wood, Oak, Cherry, Rosewood, Mahogany, Gothic Oak. 



Stairball of a residence in Montreal, Quebe 







A CLASSIC DESIGN 

OF THE 18TH CENTURY 

To the student of French architecture, no detail stands out more 
strikingly than the Fontainebleau flooring used in the Palace of 
Fontainebleau, the Petit Trianon, the Louvre, the Chateau Com- 
piegne and many other historic chateaux and palaces. 

Because of its noble associations, symmetry and structural prac- 
ticability, the Fontainebleau pattern has become one of the most 
famous in the world. 

On the Continent, variations are found in several places. At 
Chantilly the small interior squares are laid square with the outside 
bands — whereas in other cases they are laid at 45-degree angles. In 
La Galerie d'Apollon in the Louvre, these two variants alternate in 
the same room, giving a distinctive and unusual effect. 

All these variations, too, are available in Wood-Mosaic flooring. 
The standard size (inside the pointed pickets or dividers between 
sections) is approximately one meter (39 inches) square. This size 
may be varied to suit the size of the room, without loss of essen- 
tial authenticity. 

Although the original French installations were of Oak, modern 
architects and designers frequently specify other woods. Wood- 
Mosaic's Gothic Oak is especialy appropriate, reproducing the rich 
color of aged English Brown Oak still preserved in the beams, 
paneling and floor planking of medieval times. 




DATA FOR SPECIFICATIONS 

Flooring is 1 %c>" thick, in solid pieces tongued and grooved, 
center-matched, pre-cut to form design as pieces are installed. 
Standard size of sections is 39" square. Sections are separated 
by 3" x 42" double-mitered (pointed) pickets. 

Available unfinished in Plain or Quartered White Oak, Red 
Oak, Gothic Oak, Walnut, Cherry or Teak. 



Pomponne Salon, City Art Museum of St. Louis, Missouri. 






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AN EXQUISITE PATTERN 

WITH A FRENCH ACCENT 

Powdered wigs . . . fleurs-de-lis . . . light raillerie and high romance 
—this is the background of Wood-Mosaic flooring in the Marie 
Antoinette design. 

The Marie Antoinette design was apparently used as a simpler 
variant of the Fontainebleau pattern in many famous chateaux and 
palaces of the Old Regime. Today one of its best examples can be 
seen in the Throne Room of the Palace of Luxembourg. 

During the past several decades, the Marie Antoinette design 
has become increasingly popular in the United States — not only 
for homes designed in the French manner, but also for those- of 
many other styles and periods. It is particularly adapted for use in 
small and irregularly-shaped rooms. 

The standard pattern of Wood-Mosaic's Marie Antoinette design 
is composed of 9" squares, with bands 21/4" x 201/4". It may be 
enlarged by using 13I/2" squares surrounded by bands 3"x 30". 

The usual woods are Quartered White Oak or Walnut. Other 
woods are frequently specified, however, with effective and striking 
results. Gothic Oak makes a particularly fine floor in the Marie 
Antoinette design. 






DATA FOR SPECIFICATIONS 



Flooring is 



thick. The design is composed of separate 



pieces, tongued and grooved, center-matched, and milled for 
nailing or laying in mastic. The design consists of 9" squares 
(of 4 pieces each 2V4" w »d e x 9" long) together with 
214" x 20%" bands, to give an interlocked effect. (If a 
larger pattern is required, the unit pieces may be enlarged in 
proportion.) 

Available unfinished in Plain or Quartered White Oak, Red 
Oak, Walnut, Cherry, Gothic Oak and Teak. 



A residence in Riverside, California. 

Note the diagonal grain of the inner squares — an interesting variation. 



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Directors' Dining Room, 
New Etrgland Mutual Life 
Insurance Company, 
Boston, Massachusetts. 









OFTEN USED IN CONTEMPORARY 

AS WELL AS TRADITIONAL SETTINGS 

Nothing is more appropriate for the floors in Early American or 
Colonial rooms than Wood-Mosaic Colonial Planking, yet it is fre- 
quently specified in Contemporary structures, and in both formal 
and informal settings. 

Plank floors are installed with either square or slightly beveled 
edges. Some prefer the V grooves between the boards to delineate 
the random widths more distinctly. 

Plugs are often specified to simulate the pegs our forefathers 
used to install the original plank floors. These plugs can be made 
of matching or contrasting woods. Butterflies (keys) are also 
available. Originally these keys were used to hold adjoining planks 
closely together. 

Some plank floors are "antiqued" or distressed by sand blasting, 
wire brushing and scraping, to reproduce as nearly as possible the 
handsome time-worn floors in Colonial inns and taverns. 

Colonial Planking is a truly American floor — as new today as 
300 years ago. 




DATA FOR SPECIFICATIONS 

Planks are is /i6" thick. They are supplied in random lengths, 
and random widths from 3" to 7" in solid (or laminated) con- 
struction. Each piece is center-matched, tongued and grooved 
and end grooved with splines. Edges may be beveled or square. 
Plugs and butterflies of either matching or contrasting woods 
may be inserted as floor is installed. 

Available unfinished in Plain or Quartered White Oak, Red 
Oak, Ash, Gothic Oak, Walnut, Cherry or Teak. 



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A HANDSOME DESIGN THAT HARMONIZES 

WITH ALL SURROUNDINGS 

The herringbone design appears in almost every art form from 
earliest times right down to the present day. Our primitive ancestors 
drew the pattern on their cave walls— and today the eye-catching 
motif endures in a thousand variations in furniture, fabrics, floors . . . 

Fine wood floors have been made in the herringbone pattern for 
many centuries— were probably the first mosaic wood floors ever 
laid. They are preferred today by many leading architects and 
interior designers, for rooms of almost every Period. Like all other 
mosaic wood floors, they create a perfect background for beautiful 
rugs. 

Wood-Mosaic Custom Herringbone Floors are available in many 
lengths and in various sizes to "scale" with rooms of virtually any 
dimension. For instance, the famous Edison Museum in Greenfield 
Village contains one of the largest hardwood floors in the world— 
350,000 sq. ft. of 3"x 18" Wood-Mosaic Teak Herringbone. 




DATA FOR SPECIFICATIONS 

Flooring is 13 /ie" thick. Each piece is 214" wide x 9", 11V4" 
or 1 3 V2 " 'ong solid hardwood, center-matched, tongued and 
grooved, and milled for nailing or laying in mastic. (Other 
special widths and lengths, as well as mitered slats, are avail- 
able for varieties of the Herringbone Pattern.) 

Available unfinished in Plain or Quartered White Oak, Red 
Oak, Gothic Oak, Walnut, Cherry or Teak. 



The residence of Mr. C. Emmett Waddell, Palm Beach, Florida. 



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The Board of Governors' Room, 
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. 




RHOMBS 




CUSTOM-MADE TO YOUR INDIVIDUAL 
REQUIREMENTS, HOWEVER DEMANDING 

Now as always, the great architects and builders of the world— 
and the clients and patrons for whom they strive— ever seek after 
those individual details, those large or small "signatures" that 
mark and commemorate their genius. 

And thus it is with fine mosaic wood floors. Many of the designs 
shown in this brochure, for example, were originally the unique 
and personal work of some master architect, expressing his innate 
sense of design in the floors of his palaces and chateaux. 

What individual ideas would you wish to express in the glow- 
ing wood of your floors? A pattern of your own creation? A 
design or heraldic device? Your family shield or coat of arms? 
A guild-mark— or its modern equivalent, a trade-mark? A floor 
such as you have admired in the Orient or Vienna or Madrid, or 
one that was born in your own imagination ? 

We invite you to consult with us You will find us eager to help 
you implement your inspirations— and your inquiry will in no way 
obligate you. 




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Wood-Mosaic has made fine custom hardwood floors since 1883. Through 
the years, the Corporation has grown until today it is known throughout 
the world for its fine lumber and veneers of many rare species. Wood- 
Mosaic is the largest producer of Walnut, America's most popular fine 
wood. But from the beginning, three generations ago, custom flooring 
has been Wood-Mosaic's first love and greatest forte. 

WOODS 

Hardwoods from all over the world are used in Wood-Mosaic's Custom 
Floors— fine-textured Appalachian Oaks, hard Maple, Walnut, Cherry 
and Ash from the United States; Teak from Thailand, Rosewood from 
Brazil, Mahogany and Ebony from Africa, Koa from Hawaii. 

All these woods are carefully chosen by Wood-Mosaic's own timber 
and lumber buyers. Nothing but the finest quality is used in custom- 
producing for your specific job. 

Wood-Mosaic's exclusive Gothic Oak— a unique product available 
nowhere else— gives you the soft, mellow color of ancient Oak as seen in 
medieval structures. This color permeates the wood— is not a mere finish. 

SEASONING 

Seasoning wood for floors is a delicate process. The finest wood, if im- 
properly dried, will fail to make a perfect floor. The lumber for Wood- 



Mosaic Custom Flooring is thoroughly air-dried and seasoned, then 
carefully kiln-dried in Wood-Mosaic's own kilns. Our controls are de- 
signed to produce the finest lumber it is possible to obtain for flooring. 

MACHINING 

Any lumber mill can cut lumber into strips, squares, etc. But wood can 
expand and contract with humidity changes, and each species changes 
dimensions to different degrees. 

In machining lumber for Wood-Mosaic Custom Floors, these and 
many other factors are taken into account. All work is "laid out" by 
wood engineers— is machined by skilled craftsmen. 

Custom 13/16" flooring to be laid in mastic should be machined and' 
scaled differently from flooring to be installed by nailing. At Wood- 
Mosaic, this is done. Mastic grooves are always cut in the back of each 
13/16" piece to be laid in mastic. 

The center-matched milling for nail installation provides an oppor- 
tunity to use the best side of each piece, and to obtain a flush tight joint 
between all pieces, to assure an ideally flat floor. 

To put it briefly, Wood-Mosaic Custom Flooring is made to the 
highest standards. There are no better wood floors in the world. 



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EXCELLENT WOOD FLOORING . . LAID LIKE RESILIENT MATERIALS . . READY FOR IMMEDIATE USE! 



Thirty years ago, Wood- Mosaic recognized the need for distinctive, 
mosaic-type wood flooring which could be purchased and installed 
more economically than our fine custom flooring. 

Thus in the mid 1930's, Wood-Mosaic developed the first of a long 
series of thinner, pre-finished hardwood floorings— the Haddon Hall 
pattern— first in Oak, then in Walnut, Gothic Oak, Teak and Cherry. 

A few years later— in the 1940's— houses and other structures built 
with concrete slab on grade foundation became more prevalent — and 
moisture problems sometimes caused solid floors to fail. Wood-Mosaic 
then became one of the early developers of laminated flooring to meet 
this situation; therefore where installation is to be made on concrete 
slabs below or at ground level, three-ply laminated construction is 
recommended. Many millions of feet of such Wood-Mosaic flooring have 
now been used all over the Nation. Improvements in finishes and con- 
struction have made this flooring virtually trouble-free— and highly 
reliable over radiant heating slabs as well. 

Thus, since the mid-thirties, Wood-Mosaic has contributed greatly 
to better, more handsome flooring even in moderate and low-priced 



structures. The contributions still continue, with lovely designs as shown 
on these pages. 

A UNIQUE COMBINATION 
OF IMPORTANT ADVANTAGES 

■ Warmth and beauty of genuine hardwood— choice of many fine 
hardwood species. 

■ Great economy— installed costs and maintenance are far less than 
with most wall-to-wall carpeting— many patterns are substantially less 
in cost than good grades of vinyl. 

■ Beautifully pre-finished with vinyl-alkyd — a Wood-Mosaic finish 
which gives 3 or 4 times longer wear than ordinary finishes. 

■ Easy to install— even over existing floors. Ideal for remodeling. 

■ No nailing, sanding or finishing is necessary. Laid like resilient tile. 

■ Carefully engineered and manufactured in solid or laminated con- 
struction. 




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The Wood-Mosaic Haddon Hall pattern is an 
authentic reproduction of the classic basket- 
weave design in England's famed Haddon Hall. 
The natural variations of color and grain in fine 
woods enhance the mosaic quality of this hand- 
some pattern. It is shown in pre-finished 
Walnut. For specifications data, see the data 
on the Clustered Square Pattern, page 22. 



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This exquisite pre-finished flooring is a variation of 
Wood-Mosaic's famed Marie Antoinette pattern (which 
is available only in 13/16" custom flooring; see pages 10 
and 11). It is almost indistinguishable from the ancient 
pattern found in many French chateaux and palaces. The 
illustration shows Du Barry in Cherry, but many interest- 
ing combinations of two different woods are often used 
from the species mentioned below. 

DATA FOR SPECIFICATIONS 

Blocks are %" x 9" x 9" of 3 ply laminated construction divided by 
2" x 20" interlocking bands. Tongued and grooved. Pre-finished with 
Wood-Mosaic's vinyl-alkyd finish. Blocks are installed with adhesive. 

Available in Natural or Dark Oak, Maple, Walnut or Cherry. Half-inch 
thickness if desired. 




Wood-Mosaic's Clustered Square Pattern is a floor of 
restrained and classic beauty. This inexpensive, practical 
design is often used in directors' rooms, luxurious show- 
rooms and fine offices as well as in homes. Like all other 
Wood-Mosaic pre-finished patterns, the Clustered Square 
design can readily be used over existing floors as well as 
in new construction. The illustration shows it in pre- 
finished Gothic Oak. 



DATA FOR SPECIFICATIONS 

Also applicable to H addon Hall Pattern 

Blocks are %e" x 12" x 12" of solid hardwood pre-fabricated into par- 
quetry squares. Slightly beveled edges, not tongued and grooved. Pre- 
finished with Wood-Mosaic's vinyl-alkyd finish or unfinished. 

Available in quarter sawn White Oak— Natural or Dark-finish — Gen- 
uine Teak, American Walnut, Gothic Oak or Cherry. Can be installed over 
any smooth, above-grade sub-floor with adhesive. 



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An extraordinary and handsome new design consisting of lam- 
inated pieces. The pre-finished units are %o" thick x 12" x 12", 
made up of 4" x 4" laminated squares all held together with latex. 
Laminated in hot presses with special glue, the Princess Anne 
pattern is particularly suitable for installation in adhesive over 
concrete, on grade. Available in Natural or Dark Oak. 




This classic pre-finished flooring is 3 / 8 " thick. It is furnished 
with or without plugs inserted to simulate the original Colonial 
planking. The individual pieces range from 3" to 7" in width, 
and to 8' in length. This excellent flooring is specifically de- 
signed to be installed in adhesive over concrete. Available with 
faces of Natural or Dark Oak, and Walnut. 




Wood -Mosaic Go., Inc. , 

Hardwood Lumber- Flooring-Veneers | 
Louisville, Ky. 




Henry Clarke 

P. O. Box 8144 

Dallas, Texas 



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This striking new luxury floor is patterned' after Wood-Mosaic's famous 
"Monticello" flooring as designed by Thomas Jefferson, and used in 
his famous home in Virginia (see pages 6 and 7) . The illustration shows 
the pattern with Walnut centers and Walnut pickets. .Many other wood 
combinations are of course possible. In every case, the pieces are lam- 
inated, which makes them ideal for laying on concrete, on or below grade. 

DATA FOR SPECIFICATIONS 

Units are 3 / 8 " x 9" x 9" centers with Y»" x 4" x 13" double mitered pickets. Tongued and 
grooved laminated construction. Pre-finished with Wood-Mosaic's vinyl-alkyd finish or un- 
finished. Installed with adhesive over concrete or wood sub-floors. 

Available in matching or contrasting combinations of Natural or Dark Oak, Walnut, Cherry 
or Maple. Half-inch thickness if desired. 



Phone LA 8-6567 

Dallas HA 1-3134 

Houston JA 8-6123 




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Wood-Mosaic's high-quality laminated blocks are milled from fine hardwoods, 
bonded with special glue under heat and pressure. They are made in two thick- 
nesses— y 8 " and y 2 ". They are 9" x 9", tongued and grooved. The Yg" block is 
constructed with Poplar cores — the most stable cores for fine plywood construc- 
tion. Poplar cores are used in better furniture and pianos. The V2" block is manu- 
factured to conform to Commercial Standard CS233-60. Both thicknesses are 
available with faces of Oak (Natural or Dark), Walnut, Cherry, or Maple. 




One of Wood-Mosaic's newest and most immediately-popular designs — 9" x 
9" Walnut squares, s Ae" thick. Each block consists of four solid-Walnut slats, 
which are held together with latex. Ideal for remodeling, since the slats are suf- 
ficiently flexible to conform to slight unevennesses in the old floor. Equally useful 
in new construction over suspended concrete or wood sub-floors. Furnished either 
pre-finished or unfinished. Less expensive than anything of comparable dis- 
tinction. Also available in Quartered White Oak, Cherry, Teak and Gothic Oak. 



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